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Rumour: Tata Motors working on all-electric Tiago

Tata Motors is said to be working on an all-electric version of the Tiago hatchback. While the automaker hasn't made any official indication about the said step, reports suggest that the Tiago electric is likely to be the first all-electric car to feature in the company's portfolio.

Tata has been focusing on electric mobility for quite some time. The company's Europe-based technical and R&D centre has been working on all-electric powertrains for the past few years. The automaker had also showcased an electric version of the Bolt hatchback in the UK, though it was a one-off prototype and never made it to production.

However, the company is now reportedly set to give the Tiago hatchback an electric powertrain. The hatchback's low-cost platform is expected to help in offsetting the higher price of electric powertrain, which in turn is expected to keep its price competitive. The Tiago is currently the best-selling car from Tata Motors. Therefore, an electric variant of the Tiago is likely to garner more interest from customers as compared to an electric Bolt or Nano.

Source: Autocar India

 
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